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Literature review

6 Mar 2018

This literature review presents Australian and international evidence on early childhood education and its impacts on children's learning and development.

Literature review

5 Sep 2017

This literature review provides an overview of cognitive load theory, which is a theory of how human brains learn and store knowledge. Dylan Wiliam has described cognitive load theory as ‘the single most important thing for teachers to know’. Grounded in a robust evidence base,...

Other text

26 May 2016

All education programs are well-intentioned and many of them are highly effective. However, there are usually more ways than one to achieve good educational outcomes for students. When faced with this scenario, how do educators and education policymakers decide which alternative is likely to provide...

Briefing paper

29 Feb 2016

This paper explores student mobility in NSW government schools and the impact mobility has on student outcomes.



25 Nov 2015

This evaluation examined the impact of Reading Recovery (RR) on students' outcomes in NSW government schools. The evaluation found some evidence that RR has a modest short-term effect on reading skills among the lowest performing students. However, RR does not appear to be an effective...

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